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Huntly


Huntly has a loyal population and enjoys a rich history. It’s where people say “it’s a place you may leave... but you’ll always come back.” There is good reason to be based in Huntly. Its location, just an hour’s drive from central Auckland and 30 minutes from Hamilton, makes it the perfect base for those wanting a small town lifestyle, with big city amenities. It lies adjacent to the spectacular Waikato River and boasts several lakes and parks with picturesque walkways, all surrounded by rich farmland. It has a very strong sporting history and is particularly strong in rugby league. There are several league clubs in the area and a number of famous international players began their careers in Huntly. New Zealand’s largest thermal power station is located in Huntly, on the banks of the Waikato River. The area has a long history of coal mining. Both open cast and underground mines have operated in Huntly providing valuable employment ...

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Raglan


Raglan is a coastal town in the Waikato region of New Zealand’s North Island. It’s known for black-sand Ngarunui Beach and the long surf break at Manu Bay. Local history exhibits at the Raglan & District Museum include apothecary items and surfing memorabilia. To the south, native forest surrounds the tall Bridal Veil Falls. Mount Karioi is an extinct, forest-clad volcano with summit views over the Tasman Sea.

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